24th April

…huge spreading tree in 20 years. Cercis siliquastrum Cercis siliquastrum Cercis siliquastrum Cercis siliquastrum Cercis siliquastrum Cercis siliquastrum Cercis chinensis ‘Avondale’ growing out of a holly hedge. Cercis chinensis ‘Avondale’…

24th March

…I have ever seen on a small tree. Cercis chinensis ‘Arondale’ Cercis chinensis ‘Arondale’ Cercis chinensis ‘Arondale’ Akebia x pentaphylla now full out rather than just in bud as we…

24th October

…the drive. Cercis ‘Forest Pansy’ Cercis ‘Forest Pansy’ Cercis ‘Forest Pansy’ The schima is still full out and receiving the strong winds. schima Calycanthus raulstonii ‘Hartlage Wine’ is turning a…

28th May

…The first time Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ has flowered properly in Kennel Close. Quite a pale flower in reality. Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Magnolia ‘Southern Belle’ is nearly as…

4th October

…Other Camellia sasanquas out today included ‘Hugh Evans’. Camellia ‘Dazzler’ Camellia ‘Dazzler’ Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby Falls’ with its attractively mottled autumn leaves. Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby Falls’ Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby Falls’…

4th November

…Berberis wilsoniae 2016 – CHW Cercis siliquastrum can have wonderful yellow autumn colour but not here today. It catches the west wind too much by Tin Garden. Cercis siliquastrum Cercis

Irish trip April 2018

…betulus Forsythia at its best. Forsythia Forsythia Seed pods still holding on Cercis siliquestrum but the seeds have long shed. Cercis siliquestrum A three and a half hour crossing in…

12th October

…Amazingly Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ has a crop of flowers. It was covered in flowers in the spring so I am unsure whether this is secondary flowering or whether the plant…